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will ask about. , but wal-mart case. >> i thought was going to be lee ledbetter. [laughter] >> i had a question about late ledbetter but that was a happy case in terms of its ultimate result. your dissent in lily ledbetter really turned heads. you read from the bench. one of the first times in your career, 2007. before i get back to wal-mart. , before that, you have almost never or maybe never read from the bench. what changed? >> the court's custom is that the majority opinion will be summarized from the ba-- bench. the person raised the majority and summarizes it will say justice so and so filed the dissenting opinion joined by -- the dissent is not summarized. if you think that the court not simply got it wrong but, to use justice stevens expression, that the court was profoundly misguided, that it was egregiously wrong, if you want to call attention to that, ;i;y case said congress. they said the ball is now in the court of congress. in other cases, you are speaking to a later court. every dissenter hopeful all will one day be as they thought it should be. we think of the great
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thought it would be lily ledbetter. >> i have a question about that too but that was such a happy case in terms of the ultimate result. your descent in lily ledbetter turned people's heads. you read from the bench. one of the first times in your career in 2007. one question before i get back to walmart which they will kill you if they don't tell you about. almost never or maybe never read from the bench. what changed? >> the court's custom is the majority opinion will be summarized from the bench and the person who reads the majority opinion and summarizes it will say justice so and so filed the dissenting opinion but it is not summarized. if you think that the court cannot simply got it wrong but justice stevens's expression that the court was profoundly misguided, that it was egregiously wrong, and want to call attention to that and in lily ledbetter's case there was immediate object that ended it by saying the ball is in congress's court. to say what congress meant all along. in other cases you are speaking to a later court. and hope that the law will be as they thought it should be
. >> i thought it was going to be ledbetter. >> that was such a happy case in terms of the ultimate result. your dissent in ledbetter really turned heads because you read from the bench for one of the first times in your career, and this was back in 2007. one question before i get back to walmart, was before that, you had almost never or maybe never read from the bench. what changed? >> the courts custom is that the majority opinion will be summarized from the bench. then the person who -- the majority opinion or summarizes it, then they will say, "justice so when so filed a dissenting opinion joined by -- and this is not summarized." if you think that the court not simply got it wrong but, to used the expression "profoundly misguided, a egregiously wrong." and you want to call attention to that, in the blood better case, there was an immediate object -- in the ledbetter case, we said the ball was now in congress' court to say what they meant all along. in other cases, you are speaking to a later court, last every dissent hopes that the law will be, one day, as they thought it shoul
's enacted the lily ledbetter fair pay act to help women get the equal pay we deserve and put some teeth behind it so we can make sure we hold employers who don't treat us fairly feet to the fire. now, i'm not saying that republican don't have a jobs agenda. it's just that theirs focuses on just one job: barack obama's. democrats care about american jobs. over the last three years, we've seen smear campaign after smear campaign, haven't we? we've seen millions of dollars in secret money used to sport false attacks on democrats. president obama's sort of taken the easy road and maybe avoided some of these attacks, but that's not what leaders do. he made the decisions that were hard but right. if there are some folks who want to play politics, they'd rather wait until the 2012 elections and ignore the millions of americans who are struggling now to make ends meet. well, as the president has said, the next election is a year away. and if you're living week to week, paycheck to paycheck, you don't have a year to wait. we can't wait, can we? >> no! >> i say to the republicans here in florida
to brag and talk about her. she's ledbetter three quarters i like to call her. my partner in crime. by the way -- this past year -- this year we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary. that's not too bad, is that? [applause] thank you. we get a lot of comments about that. people say 38 years? during the antenna made business. how in the world had become? what's your secret? i tell folks it's really very simple because marriage is much like photographic film. it has to be developed in the dark. [laughter] so, when i was dating -- when i was dating the farmer's daughter in the early 70s as we begin to get serious, and the time came i had to go and meet the farmer and the family. and if you guys might imagine there was a 20-year-old young hippie rock 'n roll piano player with hair down to you in a beard and i was more than a little bit nervous that day. fortunately adulthood work out quite well and rosalynn family welcomed me with open arms if perhaps with some curiosity and more than a little bit of concern i'm sure. but going back even further back, those of us that are children of
but also after they have returned home. and ladies, he has enacted the lilly ledbetter pay fair act to help women get equal pay that we deserve and so we can make sure we hold employers who do not treat us fairly feet to the fire. i'm not saying republicans don't have a job agenda. does just that their focus is on just one job, barack obama's. democrats care about american jobs. over the last three years we have seen smear campaign after smear campaign, haven't we? we have seen millions of dollars in secret money used to support false attacks on democrats. president obama could've taken the easy road and maybe avoided some of these attacks but that is not what leaders do. he made the decisions that were hard but right. there are some folks who want to play politics. they would rather wait until the 2012 elections and ignore the 20 million americans who are struggling now to make ends meet. the president has said the next election is a year away and if you are living week to week, paycheck to paycheck you don't have a year to wait. we can't wait, can we? i say to the republicans here in flor
, with the leadership of bill nelson and debbie, we eliminated don't ask, don't tell, we passed the lily ledbetter act for equal pay and equal work. we cut out the middleman, cutting $60 billion in student loans. that is some of what we did at home. but beyond our borders, as the president said last week, the tide of war is receding. instead of having 150,000 combat troops tied down in iraq, when we got elected, president obama assigned me iraq, literally. and folks, he said, get us home. by this christmas, 150,000 americans will be out of iraq and we will have ended this war in iraq. [applause] and in the process, left behind a democratic government with a chance of serving those people. and maybe the most important thing president obama did was refocus our eyes and power on the prize. osama bin laden. [applause] instead of being a war that the last administration ignored and let the draft, we are now focused and succeeding. we have literally it is rated al qaeda. osama bin laden is dead. 34 of the top al qaeda leaders are gone, including number two, and and more al-awlaki, the american cleric who wa
, don't tell". we passed the lilli ledbetter act. we cut private banks. saving taxpayers $60 billion in student loans. that is some of what we did it at home. but beyond our borders, as president obama said last week, the tide of war is receding. instead of having 150,000 troops tied down in iraq, when we got elected president obama assigned me iraq -- literally, not figuratively. and folks, we said, "get us home." by this christmas, 150,000 americans will be of iraq and we will have ended this war in iraq. [applause] and in the process, left behind a democratic government with the chance of serving as people. and maybe the most important thing president obama did was refocus our eyes and our power on the prize -- osama bin laden. [applause] instead of being a war that the last administration ignored and we are now focused and succeeding. we have eviscerated al qaeda. osama bin laden is dead. 34 top al qaeda leaders are gone, including numbertwo, and including anwar alaqui, the cleric that was planning these attacks. instead of going it alone and libya, we had a president finally the
if they return home. and ladies, he's enacted the lilly ledbetter fair pay act to help women get equal pay we deserve and put some feet behind us we can make sure we hold employers who don't bring to the buyer. i'm not saying republicans don't have the jobs agenda. dishes that there is focuses on one job, barack obama's. democrats care about american jobs. we say in campaign after smear campaign, have a way? facing millions of dollars in secret money is to support false attacks on democrats. president obama has taken the easy road and avoided some of these tax, but that is not what leaders do. he made the decisions that were hard to write. if there is some folks who want to play politics, they'd rather wait until the 2012 election in our millions of americans struggling now to make ends meet. but the president to set the next election is a year away. if you are living week to week, paycheck to paycheck, you don't have the year to wait. we can't wait, can't wait? i say to the republicans here in florida, and washington and on the campaign trail, take on the robot, come to negotiating table and
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